China on Thursday questioned a report submitted by the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet, which called for an investigation into alleged abuses against ethnic groups in Xinjiang.
Wang Wenbin, spokesman for China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, explained that the report – submitted this Wednesday by the outgoing High Commissioner for Human Rights – is “an invalid document because it is a model of disinformation and serves the interests of the United Asian.” The state and its western allies against the giants»; Prensa Latina report.
Similarly, China believes that the document violates the principles of accountability and fairness of the UN body.
It should be remembered that the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (North-West) is often used by the West to accuse China of alleged mistreatment of ethnic minorities and the existence of re-education camps.
In this sense, he indicated that the report ignored the visits of diplomats from several countries, including Muslims, to the Xinjuang region, as well as letters sent to Bachelet by more than 60 countries opposing the report.
Wang stressed that residents of the region enjoy a happy, stable life with the benefits of economic development there, predicting the failure of any move to use the issue to discredit China.
In the 48-page text presented by Bachelet, he called for “immediate attention” to “discriminatory detentions” against Uighurs and other Xinjiang Muslims in 2017-2019 and “patterns of serious human rights violations and torture in recent years” . In the context of Beijing’s counter-terrorism campaign.
He called on China to release prisoners, clarify the fate of those reported missing by relatives, and address concerns about the definition of crimes involving terrorism, extremism and threats to public safety, Prensa Latina’s Report.